The roll-out of 20mph zones in Manchester is being reconsidered after analysis found they were not reducing the number of accidents or driver speed as quickly as hoped.
Local authorities have spent nearly £1.8m equipping staff or contractors with body cameras, according to new report from campaign group Big Brother watch.
Councils have warned that all white goods should have fire-proof markings on them in the wake of the Whirlpool tumble dryers scandal.
Hundreds of public buildings constructed since 2000 could be unsafe so need urgent safety checks, architects have warned.
All lorry drivers who use sat navs should be ‘compelled’ to purchase specialist, commercial models, say council chiefs.
An inventor in Durham has developed the first upgrade to the school crossing patrol sign in five decades and he believes it has the ‘potential to save lives in the future.’
Richard Brown explains why grey fleets should be better managed by local authorities.
Leeds City Council is to receive £903,000 in compensation for wind danger caused by Yorkshire’s tallest skyscraper, Bridgewater Place.
A Kent council has been fined £250,000 after it failed to protect a worker from hard arm vibration (HAV).
Just how can councils best manage the problem of asbestos, particularly in the eaves systems? Kevin Wallis reports.